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James Michael talks Motley Crue and Sixx A.M. at the Golden Gods Awards

James Michael (right) with Nikki Sixx (left) of Sixx AM
James Michael (right) with Nikki Sixx (left) of Sixx AM
Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

The Revolver Golden Gods Awards took place recently at Club Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, Calif.. The Golden Gods Awards is America’s only hard-rock and heavy-metal award show. The awards are now airing on VH1 Classic.

VH1 Classic’s “That Metal Show” stars Eddie Trunk, Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine hosted the show.

Joan Jett received the Golden God Award and Guns N’ Roses front man Axl Rose received the Ronnie James Dio Lifetime Achievement Award.

Performances included Guns N' Roses, Joan Jett, Zakk Wylde, A Day to Remember, Pretty Reckless and more.

There were appearances by Chester Bennington, Andrew Dice Clay, Alice Cooper, Carmen Electra, Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein (The Misfits), Ace Frehley, Billy Gibbons, Tony Hawk, Scott Ian, Joe Manganiello, Marilyn Manson, Bam Margera, Dave Navarro, Pauley Perrette, Linda Perry, Orianthi, Richie Sambora, Mike Shinoda, Jacoby Shaddix, The Winery Dogs (Mike Portnoy, Billy Sheehan and Richie Kotzen), Rob Zombie and more.

I spoke with James Michael before the awards on the black carpet. Michael is a member of the band Sixx A.M and a popular songwriter and producer.

Click on the video link to see what he had to say about Motley Crue, Sixx A.M., songwriting and more.